FEM-AID: Complete Information

By SheCares Editorial Team | Updated: May 08, 2019

What is FEM-AID?

FEM-AID is an herbal supplement that encourages proper hormonal balance and nourishes and supports the menstrual cycle, thus ultimately bringing relief from PMS symptoms.

Last updated 05/2019

FEM-AID: Complete Information

Quick Facts

Company Snapshot
www.grandmasherbs.com/

Utah-based

Customer support

  • 1-800-724-4689
  • grandma@grandmasherbs.com
  • Effective for those suffering from PMS symptoms; results will vary
  • No clinical studies proving efficacy
  • No money-back guarantee 
  • Price (via grandmasherbs.com): around $20 for a 100-capsule bottle

How FEM-AID Works

FEM-AID contains a blend of traditional herbs that have been used for years to balance hormones, thus helping relieve PMS symptoms and regulate the flow of the menstrual cycle. Unfortunately, not much more is elaborated upon on the company's website.

FEM-AID Ingredients

FEM-AID Ingredients and Supplement Facts
Main Ingredients

  • False Unicorn root - herb traditionally used for treating ovarian cysts and other menstrual problems
  • Wild Yam root - derived from the phytoestrogenic herb to relieve various PMS symptoms
  • Vitex berry - phytoestrogenic herb that balances emotions and mood before and during menses 
  • Lady's Mantle - astringent herb utilized as a menstrual cycle regulator and relaxant for muscle spasms
  • Squaw Vine - uterine tonic used to provoke delayed menstrual periods or to allay excessive menstrual bleeding
  • Blessed Thistle - digestive tonic used to remedy indigestion, diarrhea, and other gastrointestinal problems
  • Red Raspberry leaf - uterine tonic used for delayed periods or excessive menstrual bleeding
  • St. John's Wort - herbal preparation effective for the treatment of depressive symptoms of PMS
  • Dong Quai - phytoestrogenic herb that helps combat cramps, irregular periods, fatigue, and anemia from heavy flow
  • Chamomile - herb commonly used to relieve PMS irritability and anxiety
  • Passion Flower - herb used to improve mood and reduce anxiety associated with PMS
  • Shepherd's Purse - astringent herb used to regulate menstrual blood loss from too much bleeding
  • Blue Cohosh root - uterine tonic used to address a variety of menstrual problems
  • Siberian Ginseng root - addresses the psychological symptoms of PMS, such as depressed moods, anxiety, and difficulty concentrating
  • Cramp Bark - as its name suggests, this phytoestrogen is used to relieve menstrual cramps
  • Sarsaparilla bark root - herb that promotes overall hormonal balance
  • Cayenne fruit - no research to be found over its effectiveness with PMS symptoms
  • Bladder Pod - no research to be found over its effectiveness with PMS symptoms

Other Ingredients

Gelatin

FEM-AID Safety & Side Effects

FEM-AID Safety

Please consult with your doctor before use if you are pregnant, nursing, or on a prescribed medication. This product is double safety sealed with an outer shrink band and inner freshness seal. Do not use if either seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children.

Side Effects of FEM-AID

There is no mention of short- or long-term side effects. Use the supplement with caution and discontinue use if adverse reactions develop.

FEM-AID Reviews

Amazon

(2 reviews – Average rating: 3.9 out of 5)

Extremely small sample pool from customers who purchased a 100-capsule bottle:

  • Positive reviews praise the supplement for making periods shorter and lighter as well as for alleviating cramps.
  • Negative reviews mention the product's ineffectiveness in relieving PMS symptoms.

No further sources of reviews present on any other reputable website.

Additional Information

Directions

Take two capsules twice daily as a dietary supplement. You may use more if recommended by your doctor.

Where to Buy FEM-AID

FEM-AID can be purchased on the company website or through Amazon.

Anita Myers By Anita Myers, Expert Reviewer | Updated May 08, 2019

I am truly passionate about helping others find the path to better health, wellness, and spirituality through yoga. I blog at Anita's Wellness Journey.

Sources

  • Amazon, https://amzn.to/2JsxPbw
  • Grandma's Herbs, https://www.grandmasherbs.com/herbal-products/fem-aid/#tab-2
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  • MGH Center for Women's Mental Health. (2016). You Asked: Is St. John's Wort Effective for PMDD? Retrieved May 3, 2019, from https://womensmentalhealth.org/posts/asked-st-johns-wort-effective-pmdd/
  • Organic Consumers Association. (2006). Diet Changes & Natural Health Remedies Can Reduce Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) Symptoms in Women. Retrieved May 3, 2019, from https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/diet-changes-natural-health-remedies-can-reduce-premenstrual-syndrome-pms-symptoms-women

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